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*** If such a fight as this can please ye,
6. Good madam Pallas, pray be easy,
-“ To Neptune speak, and he 'll consent;
66 But he'll come back the knave he went.

The goddess, who conceiv'd an hope,
That Horte was destin'd to a rope,
Believ'd it best to condescend :
To spare a foe, to fave a friend :
But, fearing Berkeley might be fcard,
She left him Virtue for a guard.

O DE ON SCIENCE. OH, heavenly-born! in deepest dells

If faireft science ever dwells Beneath the mossy cave; Indulge the verdure of the woods : With azure beauty gild the foods,

And flowery carpets lave.,
For melancholy ever reigns
Delighted in the sylvan scenes

With fcientific light;
While Dian, huntress of the vales,
Seeks lulling sounds and fanning gales

Though wrapt from mortal fight.
Yet, goddess, yet the way explore
With magic rites and heathen lore
Obstructed and depress'd :

I Till Wisdom give the sacred Nine, L'ntaught, not uninspir’d, to laine, By Reason's power redress'd.


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When Solon and Lycurgus taught,
To moralize the human thought

Of mad opinion's maze,
To erring zeal they gave new laws.
Thy charms, O Liberty, the cause

That blends congenial rays.
Bid bright Aftræa gild the morn,
Or bid a hundred suns be born,
To hecatomb the

year ; Without thy aid, in vain the poles, In vain the zodiac system rolls,

In vain the lunar sphere. Come, faire ft princess of the throng, Bring sweet Philofophy along

In metaphysic dreams; While raptur'd bards no more behold A vernal age of purer gold

In Heliconian streams.
Drive Thraldom with malignant hand,
To curfe some other deftin'd land

By Folly led astray :
Jerne bear on azure wing ;
Energic let her foar, and fing

Thy univerfal fway.
So, when Amphion bade the lyre
To more majestic sound aspire,

Behold the madding throng,
In wonder and oblivion drown'd,
To fculpture turn'd by magic found
And petrifying fong.

C ο Ν Τ Ε Ν Τ s.



Ode to the Hon. Sir William Temple, 1689. Page 1 to the Athenian Society, 1691.

9 Lines written in a Lady's Ivory Table-book, 1699. 20 Mrs. Frances Harris's Petition., Ballad on the Game of Traffic.

26 Another Ballad, occasioned by the preceding one. 28 The Discovery.

29 The Problem, that my Lord Berkcley stinks when

he is in Love. Description of a Salamander, 1706.

33 To the Earl of Peterborow, who commanded the

British Forces in Spain. On the Union.

37 On Mrs. Biddy Floyd. Apollo outwitted. To the Honourable Mrs. Finch, afterwards Countess of Winchelsea.

39 Vanbrugh's House, built from the Ruins of *** Whitehall.

43 The History of Vanbrugh's Houses

46 Baucis and Philemon, 1708.



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Cadenus and Vanella.

Page 10
To Love.

Ode to Spring. By a Lady.

to Wisdom. By the same.

A Rebus. By Vanessa.

The Dean's Answer.

Horace, Book I. Ode I. paraphrased. 1714. 135

Book I. Ep. V. John Dennis the Shel-
tering Poet's Invitation to Richard Steele the
secluded Party-writer and Member, to come
and live with him in the Mint.

To Lord Harley, on his Marriage.

In Sickness. Written in Ireland, October 1714. 149
The Fable of the Bitches. Written in the Year
1715, on an Attempt to repeal the Test-Act.

Horace, Book III. Ode II. To the Earl of Oxford,

late Lord Treasurer. Sent to him when in the
Tower, 1716.

; or, The Progress of Love.

Ad Amicum Eruditum Thomam Sheridan. 1717. 156
Horace, Book IV. Ode IX. Addressed to Abp.
King. 1718.

To Mr. Delany.

A left-handed Letter to Dr. Sheridan.
A Motto for Mr. Jason Hafad, Woollen-draper in

Dublin ; whose Sign was the Golden Fleece. 164
To Mr. Sheridan.
Stella's Birth-day, March 13, 1718-19.

Dr. Sheridan to Dr. Swift, 1719,
The Dean's Answer.






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